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 Recent changes for PML-RAR Transcription (Sendaway Test)

Recent changes for PML-RAR Transcription (Sendaway Test)
DateFieldChanged FromChanged To
16th May 2024
Volume (Adults)

10 mL

20 mL

Preferred Container Type

EDTA 4 mL

EDTA 10 mL

7th May 2024
Collection & Request Instructions

Need 9mL of Blood or 1-2mL of Bone Marrow (EDTA).

Specimens must be kept at room temperature and must be less than 24hours old - DO NOT FREEZE. Samples must be received in RPAH lab within 48 hours of collection.

Specimens should be collected on alternate Tuesdays, to be sent to the RPAH lab on the next day Wednesday interstate courier. Liase with the Haematology Registrar before collecting.

Need 2x 9mL of Blood or 1-2mL of Bone Marrow (EDTA).

Specimens must be kept at room temperature and must be less than 24hours old - DO NOT FREEZE. Samples must be received in RPAH lab within 48 hours of collection.

Specimens should be collected on alternate Tuesdays, to be sent to the RPAH lab on the next day Wednesday interstate courier. Liase with the Haematology Registrar before collecting.

Lab reg to email diagnostic report (including PML::RARA breakpoint) and date to SLHD-RPAMolecularHaematology@health.nsw.gov.au

20th March 2024
Assay name

PML-RAR Transcription (Sendaway Test)

AML1-ETO Gene Fusion (Sendaway Test)

Alternative names

t(8;21), RUNX1::RUNX1T1

Collection & Request Instructions

Need 9mL of Blood or 1-2mL of Bone Marrow (EDTA).

Specimens must be kept at room temperature and must be less than 24hours old - DO NOT FREEZE. Samples must be received in RPAH lab within 48 hours of collection.

Specimens should be collected on alternate Tuesdays, to be sent to the RPAH lab on the next day Wednesday interstate courier. Liase with the Haematology Registrar before collecting.

Need 9mL of Blood or 1-2mL of Bone Marrow (EDTA).

Specimens must be kept at room temperature and must be less than 24hours old - DO NOT FREEZE. Samples must be received in RPAH lab within 48 hours of collection.

Specimens should be collected on alternate Tuesdays, to be sent to the RPAH lab on the next day Wednesday interstate courier. Liase with the Haematology Registrar before collecting.

20th March 2024
Assay name

PML-RAR Transcription (Sendaway Test)

Inversion 16 Gene Analysis (Sendaway Test)

Alternative names

CBFB::MYH11

MBS rebatable

No

Yes

Collection & Request Instructions

Need 9mL of Blood or 1-2mL of Bone Marrow (EDTA).

Specimens must be kept at room temperature and must be less than 24hours old - DO NOT FREEZE. Samples must be received in RPAH lab within 48 hours of collection.

Specimens should be collected on alternate Tuesdays, to be sent to the RPAH lab on the next day Wednesday interstate courier. Liase with the Haematology Registrar before collecting.

Need 9mL of Blood or 1-2mL of Bone Marrow (EDTA).

Specimens must be kept at room temperature and must be less than 24hours old - DO NOT FREEZE. Samples must be received in RPAH lab within 48 hours of collection.

Specimens should be collected on alternate Tuesdays, to be sent to the RPAH lab on the next day Wednesday interstate courier. Liase with the Haematology Registrar before collecting.

20th March 2024
Request Group

PML

RPA

Collection & Request Instructions

Need 10mL of Blood or 3mL of Bone Marrow.

Specimens must be kept at room temperature and must be less than 24hours old.

Specimens should be sent to the Haematology Laboratory on Mondays to Thursdays between 0900-1730 hrs. Outside these hours liase with the Haemtology Registrar  before collecting.

Need 9mL of Blood or 1-2mL of Bone Marrow (EDTA).

Specimens must be kept at room temperature and must be less than 24hours old - DO NOT FREEZE. Samples must be received in RPAH lab within 48 hours of collection.

Specimens should be collected on alternate Tuesdays, to be sent to the RPAH lab on the next day Wednesday interstate courier. Liase with the Haematology Registrar before collecting.

PML-RAR Transcription (Sendaway Test)

Laboratory:Haematology
Test Code:RPA
Medicare rebatable:No
Specimen Types:Blood
Bone Marrow
Container Types:
EDTA 10 mLEDTA 10 mL
Adults Volume or Mass:20 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

Need 2x 9mL of Blood or 1-2mL of Bone Marrow (EDTA).

Specimens must be kept at room temperature and must be less than 24hours old - DO NOT FREEZE. Samples must be received in RPAH lab within 48 hours of collection.

Specimens should be collected on alternate Tuesdays, to be sent to the RPAH lab on the next day Wednesday interstate courier. Liase with the Haematology Registrar before collecting.

Lab reg to email diagnostic report (including PML::RARA breakpoint) and date to SLHD-RPAMolecularHaematology@health.nsw.gov.au

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
External Laboratory:Sydney South West Path (SSWPS) - RPA
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at ambient temperature

Molecular Haematology Laboratory
Level 6, Building 77
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Missenden Rd,
Camperdown NSW 2050

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